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Maxthon Cloud Browser

Pros
  • Cloud-based for easy syncing
  • Great default privacy settings
Cons
  • No built-in PDF viewer

Our Sources

Maxthon Cloud Browser 4.2, Jan. 17, 2014

PCMag.com gives Maxthon Cloud Browser an "excellent" (4 out of 5) rating thanks to its cloud and sharing features, speed, privacy policy and compliance with new web standards. The reviewer says no other browser "offers as many cloud storage, syncing, and sharing options a Maxthon Cloud Browser."

Maxthon review: Browser touts cloud-based features that work across different platforms, Sept. 6, 2013

In this review, Macworld.com gives Maxthon Cloud Browser for Mac a 3.5-out-of-5 rating, praising its wealth of features but noting that pushing links from a laptop to an iPhone "either didn't work, or took hours." The interface made the links difficult to find but worked well once the "system had seemingly worked out its hiccups." 

Maxthon 4.2 review: Browser integrates cloud functionality and multiple session logins, Jan. 20, 2014

Harac recommends Maxthon as best for users wanting to sync their browser between devices. In his tests, Maxthon's built-in ad blocker and Flash player slowed his machine.

Maxthon Cloud Browser -- Review, Dec. 11, 2013

Softpedia gives Maxthon a 5-out-of-5-star rating in this detailed review because of its smooth syncing between desktop and mobile, and its speed, which is almost on par with Chrome and Firefox. On the downside, the interface may be too cluttered for some.